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Apartment Fire | Help WBaker Get His Groove Back

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@WBaker, would any of this be useful to you?



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Shirts

I think most of these are spring/ summer shirts, but you know, spring/ summer will come around.
  1. Short-sleeved seersucker shirt from Uniqlo x Lemaire, size L (this is actually something I got from Parker)
  2. Short-sleeved Margiela shirt with arabesque print, size 15.5)
  3. Long-sleeved Brooks Brothers Black Fleece leaf-print shirt, size BB2 (also something I got from Parker)
  4. Long-sleeved Spier & Mackay oxford button-down, size 16.5
I'm slightly smaller than you. I normally wear a size XS or S. The shirts I got from Parker are a little too large for me, so they might work for a true medium. I would say the others fit me well and could work for someone between a small and medium.

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Pants

I normally wear a size 30 for pants, so I struggled to find something that would work. I can dig through my closet again, but one option is Stan Ray pants (new and unworn). Stan Ray is a workwear manufacturer based in Texas. Both of these pants are all cotton and labeled a size 32.

I think they actually work better for someone who's a size 30, but my first experience with Stan Ray was actually a size 30 pant, which ran a little too small. However, it stretched out comfortably in the waist after one or two hours. I think these can work for a true size 32. The leg is roomy-ish compared to slim-fit clothing nowadays, but I think works well in workwear outfits (I know that's not your bag, but I couldn't find any pants in my wardrobe that I thought stylistically could work and is in your size).

The pants still have labels on them (that's the white tag you see above), but they can be cut off.


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Knitwear

Again, I normally wear a size XS or S, but these might work for you? Some options:
  1. Melinda Gloss wool-alpaca cardigan, size L (again, something I got from Parker, so comes with approval from one of the best-dressed guys on here)
  2. Stephan Schneider heavy cotton cardigan with hood, size 3
  3. Inis Meain chunky textured knit, size S (but slightly roomy and could work for someone between a size small and medium)
  4. Black 3sixteen cotton thermal, size M

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Here's a fit pic of Kyle in the same Schenider cardigan. I don't think it's really a winter piece, but more of a fall/ spring piece for transitional weather. I also thought maybe it would be a comfy thing to wear in your new home, layered over a t-shirt as Kyle has above. Sort of like a shawl collar cardigan for a guy who likes Margiela, Geller, and Schneider. Maybe something you can also wear around the neighborhood.


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The chunky Inis Meain sweater is more of a winter layering garment, I think. The 3sixteen thermal can also be a baselayer. It's a bit too big for me, but I think for someone who's a true size medium, it would fit like the picture above. I know workwear isn't your thing, but I thought maybe it could be useful for winter.


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Basics

These are not fancy or covetable by any means, but I thought maybe they would be useful. Just basics: Anonymous Ism marled cotton socks and some textured, white Uniqlo t-shirts. The t-shirts have a slight waffle texture. Everything here is still in its original packaging and completely unworn.

The t-shirts are a size small, but they're a slightly oversized, boxy fit. Kind of like a skater tee. Again, I know that's not really your bag, but thought maybe these are things you can wear at home. The socks are one size fits all and should go with any outfit.


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Accessories

And how about some things to keep you warm for winter? I have three scarves here and a pair of Red Wing gloves. The scarves are unworn. In the photo above, going from burgundy to tan, they're ordered on levels of softness. I think all three are soft, but the burgundy is much softer than the tan. I can't remember the size of the gloves, but they're basically unworn. The leather is a heavier workwear style and unlined.


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"Hello Pen Friends"

I know we both share an interest in fountain pens. This stuff will not keep you warm, but I figured maybe it can occupy your mind while you're at home. I'm happy to send along a Lamy 2000 and a Rhodia dot pad. I would offer ink, but since I may be shipping clothes to you, I thought maybe that would be a bad idea. However, if you're not taking any clothes, I'd be happy to take a photo of some ink I have here and send that along. The Lamy 2000 is in perfect working condition. I may also have the original case here somewhere, if that's important to you.
Wow! With awesome stuff like this being donated, I might set my own apartment on fire. 🔥

Great stuff @dieworkwear and everyone else!
 

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@dieworkwear this is too incredibly kind. I'm a bit choked up. I'll write you a message.

Funny thing I haven't really thought about my pen collection, compartmentalizing I guess. This is an incredibly generous offer.
 

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@dieworkwear this is too incredibly kind. I'm a bit choked up. I'll write you a message.

Funny thing I haven't really thought about my pen collection, compartmentalizing I guess. This is an incredibly generous offer.
Once you get a new apartment, I'm happy to comb through my apartment to find other things, if they may be of use. Cups, plates, etc. I also have an extra WiFi router here. If you get a running list of things that would be useful in your new home, I'd be happy to see if I have extras at my place. Maybe that can cut down on some of the costs.
 

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I've been keeping track of apartment supply offers. I am hoping to find a place that's already furnished, but if I can't then I will reach out to those who have offered. For bigger home goods I'd like to workout covering shipping myself.
 

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A few packages have already turned up and aside from being incredibly useful have distracted me in a lovely way. I'm so greatful, and excited to post fit pics showing off the wardrobe you all helped me rebuild. Much love,
Ian
 

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No Man Walks alone has done something so above and beyond I'm at a loss for words. I wasn't expecting to be loving my wardrobe so quickly. It's only been a week and the response I've gotten from folks has me excited to get dressed in the morning. @gdl203 @conceptual 4est
Thank you NMWA. I feel like myself again.

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Such great coats. I really like the Doppiaa in particular. Great color and shape!
 

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Wow! With awesome stuff like this being donated, I might set my own apartment on fire. 🔥

Great stuff @dieworkwear and everyone else!
No Man Walks alone has done something so above and beyond I'm at a loss for words. I wasn't expecting to be loving my wardrobe so quickly. It's only been a week and the response I've gotten from folks has me excited to get dressed in the morning. @gdl203 @conceptual 4est
Thank you NMWA. I feel like myself again.

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That does it. Now, where did I put those matches!?! 🔥 🔥 🔥
 

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I want to collectively thank everyone who helped me whether materially or with kind words.

I am so blown away by how quickly I've put together a wardrobe that excites me. I have fun thinking on how to combine the things I've been given.

At this time I would like to politely decline any further garments. I would feel guilty if I took more than I needed and it's already leaning in that direction.

I am so greatful and feel so loved. Thank you all ❤

Expect some literal "dressed by the internet" fit pics soon.
 

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Haha when I moved to NY my suitcase was 10 pounds over so I went through security in 3 ts, 3 dress shirts, 2 jackets and a coat. I nearly died of heat stroke
 

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